The advertisements were purchased through its self-service tool, which allows buyers to independently purchase and target ads, often without human interaction on Facebook's side of the transaction.
The anti-Semitic ad categories seem to have been generated because Facebook users had listed those themes as either an interest, an employer or a "field of study" in their profiles.
Last year, ProPublicareported that Facebook allowed advertisers to exclude users by race when running housing or other ads, despite a prohibition on such ads under the US Fair Housing Act 1969.
The embarrassing finding comes just a week after a Facebook internal review showed that hundreds of Russia-linked fake accounts were used to buy approximately $100,000 worth of ads aimed at inflaming political tensions ahead of and following the 2016 United States presidential election.
"We've removed the associated targeting fields in question".
"Want to market Nazi memorabilia, or recruit marchers for a far-right rally?" one of the ads asks users on Facebook, according to ProPublica. Our community standards strictly prohibit attacking people based on their protected characteristics, including religion, and we prohibit advertisers from discriminating against people based on religion and other attributes. Last week, Facebook admitted that "inauthentic" accounts, thought to be operated out of Russian Federation, had placed $100,000 worth of ads between June 2015 and May 2017. Facebook is also enabling advertisers to report any fields they think breach Facebook's policies.
They found the category, but because there were only 2,274 people in it, it was considered too small for them to be able to buy an ad targeted at only Jew haters. The promoted post campaigns were approved in under fifteen minutes, writesProPublica, confirming that the user audiences were real and able to be targeted by ads.
Malik in particular was in stupendous form, smacking three sixes in a quickfire innings of 39 runs off just 23 deliveries. Shoaib Malik became the all-time highest run scorer for Pakistan in T20Is through the course of his innings.
Its demise will be the end of a space mission that has yielded an unprecedented amount of knowledge about a mysterious planet. Why crash Cassini into Saturn? This is another reason the mission scientists decided on Cassini's particular end-game.
Russia's military fired several cruise missiles at Islamic State militants in eastern Syria on Thursday, Kremlin officials said. The militants control less than half the city and are encircled on three sides with their backs to the Euphrates River.
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Trump says alongside Scott and other Florida officials that he knows "at a certain point it ends for you and we can't let it end". Almost 2.7 million homes and businesses, about 1 in 4 Florida customers, were still without power Thursday.
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The attack set the tempo for a high-paced contest where Stoke pinned United back before the visitors exerted some control. At the second attempt the Belgian scored his fourth league goal this term. "It was a tough game tonight", he said.
Those in the middle fifth of the income spectrum, would see also see a cut, albeit a smaller one, worth about $2,000 on average. And the bottom 20% of earners took in just 3.1% of the total earnings in 2016, the same 3.1% as in 2015.
Even more recent episodes like " Cock Magic " have gotten by exclusively on raunchiness and doing away with all social commentary. The last episode of season 20 was called "The End of Serialization As We Know It", so it could very well be the latter.
NASA's Cassini , though, is going down fighting as it plunges into Saturn , sending back science right up until its final moments. Back in April, the spacecraft started a series of orbits that had the goal of looking in between and behind Saturn's rings.
Windsor was born in Philadelphia and moved to Manhattan in the early 1950s after a brief marriage to a man. For almost half a century, the two were partners and eventually were legally married as well.